I want to develop igoogle like interface in a asp.net application. Is it possible through AJAX?
Any pointers on this would be of great help
iGoogle lets a person drag components around and add parts to it however they desire. ASP.NET has a way to do that called Web Parts. I don’t know about AJAX, though.
definitely this book
which guide you to build this
ASP.NET AJAX Futures release has drag-n-drop functionality.
You can also use Web Parts controls
Webparts do not work inside the UpdatePanel in AJAX 1.0 (see
You can try this workaround: http://forums.asp.net/t/1087200.aspx
Also there exists an alternative with touch device and responsive layout support.
See online demo at www.jdash.net/demo
More info can be found at www.jdash.net
What is JDash.NET
jDash.Net is an Asp.Net Web Forms control library which allows you to easily and seemlessly integrate end user designed dashboards into your application. JDash.Net is browser and database independent.
Easy Development Using ASP.NET
Simply, develop regular Asp.Net user controls – ascx. JDash.Net automatically converts your user controls into drag-drop dashlets which in turn your users use dashlets to design their dashboards.